Charnjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution, date unknown

Male, age 22


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Charnjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution, date unknown


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 2, 1992

Place of abduction

Village fields

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Balwinder Singh, Head Constable, Punjab Police, Fatehgarh Churian

Balkar Singh, Head Constable, Punjab Police, Fatehgarh Churian

Gian Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Fatehgarh Churian

Ritarraj Kumar, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Fatehgarh Churian

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Fatehgarh Churian

Response by officials

Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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